Category Archives: USAT AG Nationals

USAT Age Group Nationals Race Report

USAT Age Group Nationals were my first big race.  I’ve been racing in Triathlons since 2007, but have mostly stuck to the small, local races that I could drive to.  This was a different experience, with a large and very … Continue reading

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Follow Nationals Live

Here are two options for people who can’t make it to the race. Live video streaming Live Blog

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Photos: USAT Nationals Transition and Finish

Here’s a shot of the transition.  My bike is in there somewhere.  I’m amazed at all the people who are wrapping their bikes in bubble wrap, plastic bags, and custom made covers.  Why?  It doesn’t serve any purpose except to … Continue reading

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Equipment for USAT Age Group Nationals

I decided to go with the by Brooks T7 (Chrissie Wellington special edition) instead of my Asics Piranhas.  These shoes have felt really good to me recently and I’ve been running well in them (sockless), so they get the nod. … Continue reading

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USAT Nationals Viewing Schedule

If anybody is headed to the USAT Nationals Course to cheer (or just observe) here’s the range of times when I’ll be at various locations: NOTE: the wave times have been changed, and I’m starting at 8:04 AM, so adjust … Continue reading

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Four Nights Hiking on the Long Trail

We took the kids hiking on the Long Trail from Hazen’s Notch to Rt 15: four nights hiking and 30+ miles.  This is a great, but difficult stretch of trail.  The kids were troopers, putting in two difficult 8+ mile … Continue reading

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Last Brick before USAT AG Nationals?

I got in a good brick this morning: a 21 mile ride at an easy pace except for the last ~12 hilly minutes at 22 mph, followed by 7.5 miles that included some speed work.  After a mile of running … Continue reading

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Too much taper: Lake Dunmore Tri this weekend.

This week is looking like it’s going to be an unintended taper.  My plan had been to train hard at the beginning of the week and then taper for 3 days for the Lake Dunmore Tri, which happens to be … Continue reading

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USAT Nationals are Coming in Three Weeks

Three weeks to USAT Nationals and I just wrapped up two intense weeks of training.  Last week I put in almost 13 hours and upped that to over 14.5 this year. The key workouts were mid-week bricks, with 12 mile … Continue reading

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Fairlee Olympic Distance Triathlon – Race Report

On Sunday, July 17, I competed in the first of two tune-up races as I head to USAT Age Group Nationals.  My goal with this race was to go out as fast as possible and see where I would blow … Continue reading

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